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Category: School Admission, Exclusion and Governance

School Admission: National Offer Day, Grammar School memorandum and 11-plus FOI tribunal

Does profit matter more than parents understanding of school admissions? Tribunal set to decide whether an 11-plus company’s [FOI] commercial rights matter more than public transparency > FOI requests and Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) ICO decision notices NAHT comments on secondary school places offer day 2020 Why might… Continue Reading

School Admission and Exclusion: OSA annual report, new research, briefing papers and Westminster debates

Video & Audio of debate in Westminster Hall on school exclusions > Briefing OSA: Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England “progress made by admission authorities in England in complying fully with the School Admissions Code, and achieving fair access to schools” Hansard: School Exclusions — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair]… Continue Reading

Exclusion: Rules for off-rolling

What are the rules? Ofsted’s off-rolling confusion Reform league tables to end off-rolling, say heads Off-rolling evidence was found at major MAT School exclusions: ‘Parents being pressurised to accept managed moves’ Off-rolling: Free school ‘pushed home education’ … Continue Reading

School Exclusion: Knife crime and rise in exclusions

School exclusions linked to knife crime, say MPs  – About report Violence, racism, drugs and alcohol are blamed for rise in school exclusions Fewer bullies are being excluded from Lancashire’s schools Spike in school exclusions on Teesside blamed for national increase  School suspensions in Plymouth hit record high as attacks on… Continue Reading

School Admission: SEN support and Fair Access

Investigation: Fair access? Hundreds of pupils shut out Call for more special school places and SEN support Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission, #SchoolExclusion and #SchoolGovernance Subscribe to our email newsletter  … Continue Reading

School Exclusion and Youth Violence

School Exclusions and Youth Violence House of Commons at 11:13 pm on 28th January 2019. https://twitter.com/clerksuk/status/1092438999933874178 Reporting We cannot ignore the link between school exclusion and violent crime  MP: Switch PRU funding to mainstream schools to cut risk of violence Vicky Foxcroft MP On The Overwhelming Link Between School Exclusion and Youth Violence BBC Radio 4 interview:… Continue Reading

Adjudicator (OSA): Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England

OSA – Press release: Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England The annual report of the Chief Adjudicator, Ms Shan Scott, to the Secretary of State for Education, covering the period 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018. The report records the progress made by admission authorities in England… Continue Reading

School Admission: Recent adjudicator decisions

Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission OSA – Decision: St Alban’s Catholic Primary School OSA – Decision: Haydon School OSA – Decision: St John’s Marlborough Academy OSA – Decision: Cowes Primary School [Archive] All recent news on School Admission, Exclusion and Governance… Continue Reading

School Exclusion: Legal advice for appeals/reviews recommended

Twitter updates: #SchoolExclusion Give pupils help to fight exclusions Children should be given legal advice and assistance when appealing against exclusions – About EHRC report Is Britain Fairer? (2018) The state of equality and human rights 2018 School exclusions “…ensure that children are provided with legal advice and assistance throughout the exclusions appeal process” [Archive] All… Continue Reading

Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance – Latest news 29th October 2018

Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission, #SchoolExclusion and #SchoolGovernance Give pupils help to fight exclusions Children should be given legal advice and assistance when appealing against exclusions – About EHRC report Is Britain Fairer? (2018) The state of equality and human rights 2018 School exclusions “…ensure that children are provided with legal advice and assistance throughout the exclusions… Continue Reading

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